Most Recent Impact50 Updates

Behind the scenes creating the poster for ‘Make A Wish’

Watch the short behind the scenes video of the making of the poster for ‘Make A Wish’… The poster looks like its a graphic but it’s actually a photograph of a model, which is astonishing. Want to get a little bit more Impact? Here’s some related posts… ‘Blood Sweat and Tears’ by Gingersnap Productions FINE

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Watch The Complete Impact50 Awards

Ahead of the Impact50 re-launch on Dec 18th (and you will likely see lots up changes going on across the site right now), I thought I would share the video of the whole show for The Impact50 Awards at the British Screenwriters Awards 2018. It really was a night to remember and a very special

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First Newspaper Article For Impact50

Following Blue Sky day where we discussed marketing, Ben Marshall took the bull by the horns and contacted his local newspapers and ended up with a magnificent full page spread in the Sheffield Star.. You can read below and get it in hi res by clicking the PDF link and download it locally. We really

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And Then There Were Lots! The Challenges of Outdoor Filming

It was always going to be an interesting shoot. The script, “And Then There Were Two”, follows two older people who, having heard that an imminent meteor strike will end humanity, enjoy their remaining time together by playing with abandoned beach gear – having first released the bonds of everyday life by removing their clothes…

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Beach Assault! Going Guerrilla for Create50

What do Steven Soderbergh and Sundance have in common? They’ve both championed the iPhone as the ultimate indie-filmmaker’s tool. So, on a busy Bank Holiday weekend in May 2018 a micro-crew set out to see if we could make a cinematic masterpiece in glorious 4k with just an iPhone 6s. As a result, Create50 has

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How To Record Your Own Foley Tracks At Home

  Now we are in the tweaking stage for Impact 50 I thought I would share a post from 50 Kisses about foley… Having reviewed many of the films for 50 Kisses, one common thread is emerging. A lack of solid audio post production, and in particular, a lack of foley. The video above gives you

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How to leave edit notes on the Impact50 Films

Now that filmmaking challenge phase has closed, and yes there will be some latecomers we know about, we enter a month of reworking. We are going to leave edit notes on as many films as we can, and would love you to do the same too. It’s all part of the learning curve and the

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The Art of Keeping Things Together by Dee Chilton

‘Arry Black Maskers (*), more likely known to you as Gaffer Tape or Duck/Duct Tape, is probably the most critical, versatile and adaptable piece of kit in the military. It was a running ‘joke’ that the long serving SeaKing helicopter was mostly held together with the black stuff, (as much of our kit was), but

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Behind the scenes creating the poster for ‘Make A Wish’

Watch the short behind the scenes video of the making of the poster for ‘Make A Wish’… The poster looks like its a graphic but it’s actually a photograph of a model, which is astonishing. Want to get a little bit more Impact? Here’s some related posts… ‘Blood Sweat and Tears’ by Gingersnap Productions FINE

Read More »

Watch The Complete Impact50 Awards

Ahead of the Impact50 re-launch on Dec 18th (and you will likely see lots up changes going on across the site right now), I thought I would share the video of the whole show for The Impact50 Awards at the British Screenwriters Awards 2018. It really was a night to remember and a very special

Read More »

First Newspaper Article For Impact50

Following Blue Sky day where we discussed marketing, Ben Marshall took the bull by the horns and contacted his local newspapers and ended up with a magnificent full page spread in the Sheffield Star.. You can read below and get it in hi res by clicking the PDF link and download it locally. We really

Read More »

And Then There Were Lots! The Challenges of Outdoor Filming

It was always going to be an interesting shoot. The script, “And Then There Were Two”, follows two older people who, having heard that an imminent meteor strike will end humanity, enjoy their remaining time together by playing with abandoned beach gear – having first released the bonds of everyday life by removing their clothes…

Read More »

Beach Assault! Going Guerrilla for Create50

What do Steven Soderbergh and Sundance have in common? They’ve both championed the iPhone as the ultimate indie-filmmaker’s tool. So, on a busy Bank Holiday weekend in May 2018 a micro-crew set out to see if we could make a cinematic masterpiece in glorious 4k with just an iPhone 6s. As a result, Create50 has

Read More »

How To Record Your Own Foley Tracks At Home

  Now we are in the tweaking stage for Impact 50 I thought I would share a post from 50 Kisses about foley… Having reviewed many of the films for 50 Kisses, one common thread is emerging. A lack of solid audio post production, and in particular, a lack of foley. The video above gives you

Read More »

How to leave edit notes on the Impact50 Films

Now that filmmaking challenge phase has closed, and yes there will be some latecomers we know about, we enter a month of reworking. We are going to leave edit notes on as many films as we can, and would love you to do the same too. It’s all part of the learning curve and the

Read More »

The Art of Keeping Things Together by Dee Chilton

‘Arry Black Maskers (*), more likely known to you as Gaffer Tape or Duck/Duct Tape, is probably the most critical, versatile and adaptable piece of kit in the military. It was a running ‘joke’ that the long serving SeaKing helicopter was mostly held together with the black stuff, (as much of our kit was), but

Read More »